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Sudden swelling right side of neck. Had shrimp. No known allergy. What shoukd I do.?

Sudden swelling right side of neck. Had shrimp. No known allergy. What shoukd I do.?

See doctor: I doubt that you are allergic to shrimp because your sx is localized to neck only.You need to see doctor for evaluation on swelling of neck-may be musculoskeletal. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Noticeable swelling right side of neck directly under ear. Painful to the touch. Tripled in size overnight.

Noticeable swelling right side of neck directly under ear. Painful to the touch. Tripled in size overnight.

Lymphadenitis: Could be inflammation of upper neck lymph nodes due to a viral upper respiratory or ear infection. If does not respond to over the counter nsaids such as Ibuprofen within 24 to 48 hours, you need to be evaluated by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I have had intermittent swelling in right side of neck for past 5 years. Swelling is visible and lasts 2-3 days before going down?

I have had intermittent swelling in right side of neck for past 5 years.  Swelling is visible and lasts 2-3 days before going down?

See a doctor: I'm not sure what is causing your problem. This could be lymph nodes reacting to some type of infection or other stimulus. The fact that it goes down is reassuring. You should see your doctor when the swelling occurs for an exam and diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have spasms and pain on right side of neck everytime I swallow. I have swelling in my sternoclemastoid for months. Head even not tilted. Dystonia?

Have spasms and pain on right side of neck everytime I swallow. I have swelling in my sternoclemastoid for months. Head even not tilted. Dystonia?

Could: be Cervical Dystonia/Torticollis. Recommend seeing a Physiatrist (Musculoskeletal expert) or Neurologist to see if Botox might be helpful for you. Alternatively stretching exercises may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Pain and swelling on right side of neck and shoulder yesterday , now today my lung hurts?

Pain and swelling on right side of neck and shoulder yesterday , now today my lung hurts?

See a doctor: This concerns me. Do you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath? Do you smoke? Without knowing more history, it's hard to know what's going on, but i would be concerned about a problem in your lung. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why wud my lymphnode on my right side of neck under the jaw line keep swelling up to point my whole right side of face down to collarbone hurt?

Why wud my lymphnode on my right side of neck under the jaw line keep swelling up to point my whole right side of face down to collarbone hurt?

Lymph nodes : React to anything abnormal in the are they drain, such as infection on the skin, in the throat, mouth, teeth, etc. Etc. And when the infection is acute and the lymph node swells in just hours/days, it will hurt. Secondly, there are diseases of the lymphatic system and if involves a lymph node it can swell too. This usually not that painful as it is a mslower process. You, go and see a dr! ...Read more

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Saw dr last week for pain and swelling on right side of neck. Had ultrasound of thyroid- came back normal. No nodules. What else could be causing it?

Saw dr last week for pain and swelling on right side of neck. Had ultrasound of thyroid- came back normal. No nodules. What else could be causing it?

Other structures . : It be a problem in the other structures of the neck ie muscles , lymph nodes etc . If the swelling persists . You need cat scan of the neck. ...Read more

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Swelling/lump like feel on right side of neck, pain radaiting to the shoulder and upper arm upon palpating. What could it be?.. I've had a cold for 1w

Swelling/lump like feel on right side of neck, pain radaiting to the shoulder and upper arm upon palpating. What could it be?.. I've had a cold for 1w

Sounds: Like enlarged lymph node. Show it to your doctor who prescribed antibiotics for you. It might be caused by an organism that is resistant to it. Or it could be caused by something else. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more